Under 140 Characters
The temperatures are dipping and what better reason to drown yourself in some scrumptious, warm hot chocolate? However, many times hot chocolates can be too watery, or too thick, too sweet or too bitter. Finding the perfect cup of warmth can be tricky. But, worry not! We bring to you five best cafes in Dubai which serve the best hot chocolate and we bet you will go back for more!
1. Alison Nelson’s Chocolate Bar
It’s all in the name, isn’t it? True to its name, the Alison Nelson’s chocolate bar is known for everything chocolate-y. Take a quick look at their specialities on the menu and you’ll agree with us. From the gooey chocolate fondue to truffle cake, crepe pouches chocolate chip cookie sandwich, the bar is a huge hit among choco connoisseurs. And of course, how can one complain about hot chocolate in a place that oozes chocolate? Their New York style hot chocolate is to die for! Not too bitter, not too sweet, just the right amount of cocoa, this can be the ultimate fix after some hectic shopping. With shops in Mall of the Emirates and The Dubai Mall, your next shopping trip demands a visit.
Where: Mall of Emirates, Dubai Mall
Price: AED 23
2. Kozi Africafé
Nestled in the lower levels of the Dubai Mall, the Kozi Africafé has a limited menu. If you are not the kind who’s conscious about weight, this one’s for you! The hot chocolate is thick, creamy and loaded with all the goodness. No bitterness here, the drink is loaded with heaps of sugar and is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. Weight Watchers, we suggest you stay away!
Where: Dubai Mall
Price: AED 16
3. Ski Dubai
Who would say no to a cup of warmth in the biting cold! Once you are done skiing and trying ice slides, head to the Avalanche cafe for some warm Swiss hot chocolate. The drink is garnished with marshmallows and a generous dollop of whipped cream and that does all the trick. Need we say more? Very few things beat gazing at ski slopes and sipping on some warm choco drink!
Where: Mall of Emirates
Price: AED 22
4. Debauve And Gallais
It’s no surprise that Debauve and Gallais are on the list, isn’t it? One of the luxurious French chocolatiers, these guys sure know what to do with those brown beans. And their hot choc is no exception! If you are the kind who puts quality before quantity, you definitely must try this. Order in or take away and enjoy this perfectly textured hot chocolate.
Where: Precinct Building 2, DIFC
Price: AED 30
5. Angelina Tearoom
Pull up a chair and enjoy a cup of warm goodness in this century-old Parisian tea room in Dubai Mall. While the cafe is home to some delish main course, the meal is simply incomplete without sipping on their world famous L’Africain. Thicker than normal, the cafe serves their hot chocolate with a dollop of cream on the side. And the best part? It’s not too sweet!
Where: Dubai Mall
Price: AED 39